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Catalog Number 222-(A1-2)
Title Moccasins, Children's
Object Name Moccasin
Description Children's moccasins made of leather with hard sole and decorated with glass beads. The leather is cut in a straight inside line to toe with a split back. The tongue is a separate piece in an elongated semicircular shape. The moccasins are decorated with glass beads in colors of olive green, yellow, black, translucent red, and red white hearts. A geometric shape of a diamond with three triangles from the points and three lines of black beads from the top is placed on the instep. The beads are attached with sinew in a lazy stitch. Traces of what may be a blue-green dye or paint is seen on the visible pieces if leather and sinew.
Year Range to 1908
Culture North American Indian/Pawnee
Material leather; glass beads; sinew
Height (in) 3.25
Length (in) 7.625
Width (in) 3
People Ingles, J.W.
Other Name Moccasin, Children's
History According to the original catalog card, these moccasins are Pawnee. Donated by J.W. Ingles, Pleasant Hill, Nebraska (prior to 1908).
Credit line W.J. Ingles, Pleasant Hill (Saline), Nebraska
Collection Ingles, W.J.